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  1. Planets

    Check out the first direct look at Neptune’s rings since the ’80s

    The Voyager 2 spacecraft took the first pics of Neptune’s rings 33 years ago. Now, NASA’s James Webb telescope is providing a more detailed view of them.

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  2. Space

    Mysteries about the universe abound, from its beginning to its end

    Scientists have a good understanding of the laws that make our universe tick. But they still don’t quite know how it began — or will end.

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  3. Space

    It all started with the Big Bang — and then what happened?

    Scientists explain what really puzzles them about how our universe became what it is today — and what its future may hold.

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  4. Space

    NASA’s DART spacecraft successfully bumped an asteroid onto a new path

    The spacecraft’s intentional crash into an asteroid changed the space rock’s orbit by more than 30 minutes — far more than expected.

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  5. Planets

    A missing moon could have given Saturn its rings — and tilt

    The hypothetical moon is being called Chrysalis. It could have helped tip the planet over before getting shredded to form Saturn’s rings.

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  6. Space

    NASA’s DART spacecraft crashed into an asteroid — on purpose

    This mission could provide a blueprint for how to deflect a killer asteroid, if one is ever found headed for Earth.

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  7. Space

    My 10 years on Mars: NASA’s Curiosity rover describes its adventure

    Did life evolve on Mars? NASA’s Curiosity rover spent the last 10 years trying to answer that question. Here’s the story from the rover’s point of view.

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  8. Space

    Amateur astronomers reveal clues to a mysterious double aurora

    Stunning images from citizen scientists show an unusual pattern in ‘Northern Lights.’ They offer clues that may help astronomers better understand a curious red glow.

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  9. Planets

    Scientists Say: Habitable Zone

    The habitable zone is the region around a star where temperatures could be right for worlds to host liquid water.

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